Shambhu Charmakar

Academic competencies:
M.Sc. in Tropical and International Forestry (2011-2013) from Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany.
Master in sociology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal (in 2009)
B.Sc. Forestry and BA in Economics from Tribhuvan University of Nepal

Professional experiences:
About 12 years have been experienced in the field of community forestry, biodiversity conservation, REDD+ and climate adaptation with numerous organizations in Nepal. Enough experience in management, coordination and innovative implementation of the project activities.

Publications:
Charmakar S. (2012). Vulnerability and Adaptation of High Mountain People to Climate Change: A Case Study of Kalinchowk Village from Dolakha, Nepal. LAMBERT academic publishing Germany.
Charmakar S. (2012). Perceived Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation by Indigenous Chepang Community: A case of Shaktikhor Village from Chitwan, Central Nepal. by LAMBERT academic publishing Germany.
Charmakar S. and E. Chivhenge (2011) community forest Enterprises in Developing Countries: A Potential Strategy for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Presented and included in Proceedings of 2nd International DAAD workshop on Forest in Climate Change Research and Policy: The Role of forest Management and Conservation in a Complex International Setting from 1-7th December 2011 Durban, South Africa
Subedi B.S., Pandey S., Pandey A., Bhattarai S., Charmakar S. and R. Tamrakar 2010 “Forest Carbon Stock Measurement Guideline” by ANSAB, ICIMOD and FECOFUN 2010 Major contributor of –Toolkit on Participatory Biodiversity Monitoring in Community
Managed Forests- Published by ANSAB ( also available in www.ansab.org)
2010 Major contributor of –Toolkit on Certification of Community Managed Forests- Published by ANSAB (also available in www.ansab.org)
2010 Major contributor of –Toolkit on Participatory inventory of Non-Timber Forest Products –Published by ANSAB (also available in www.ansab.org)
2010 Major contributor of -Toolkit on Chain of Custody Certification - published by ANSAB (also available in www.ansab.org)
2010 Major contributor of -Toolkit on Business Plan Preparation of Natural Resources Based Enterprises – Published by ANSAB (also available in www.ansab.org)
2009 Charmakar S. 2009: “Non-Timber Forest Product Sub-Sector in Nepal Opportunity and Challenges for Rural Livelihoods improvement” Published in PRABEG, ANNFSU, IOF Hetauda.
2008 Charmakar S., Acharya RP and Mijar Dharmita 2009: Impact of Climate change on livelihood of poor and marginalized people in high mountain region of Nepal, in monthly Publication Hamro Sampada
2008 Charmakar S. 2008: Participatory Non-timber Forest Product Assessment why and how ? Initiation year 1 Number 1, SUFFREC, Kathmandu
2007 Acharya RP and S. Charmakar 2007: High Altitude forest management status, challenges and opportunities: Published in SAMUDAYIK BAN AAWAJ, FECOFUN, Kathmandu
2008 Dalit community and climate change: Opportunities and challenges published in monthly newspaper Janautthan, Kathmandu, Nepal

Grants and Awards:
2011 DAAD scholarship award for M.Sc in Tropical and International Forestry in Göttingen University of Germany
2010 Young Researcher award “Applied Research on Climate Change Adaptation” from Ministry of Environment (MoE), Nepal.
2005 B. Sc. Forestry study fellowship from Government of Nepal
2008 Prince Bernhard Scholarship Fund for Nature Conservation (PBS) Grant/Award for B.Sc. Forestry final year by WWF International Switzerland
1999 I. Sc. Forestry study fellowship from Nepal Swiss Community Forestry Project 1999.